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Newark, New Jersey

Associate Corporate Counsel

People & Operations   |   Job ID  1111077
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Job Summary

ABOUT THE ROLE
As Associate Corporate Counsel, you will be a key member of Audible’s legal team providing wide-ranging support to Audible’s cutting-edge businesses. You will work closely with Audible and Amazon stakeholders on a variety of transactions and initiatives as well as provide day-to-day strategic and legal advice.

Principal duties include serving as the lead counsel to the Audible for Business and business development teams and counseling other business partners on new product and feature development; new ventures and strategic initiatives; software licensing and SaaS onboarding; as well as general legal areas such as structuring, drafting and negotiating a variety of commercial contracts and advising on consumer protection laws and other regulatory matters.

The successful candidate must be inquisitive, enthusiastic about media and technology, possess exceptional analytical and communication skills, and enjoy being continually challenged in a fast-paced and highly collaborative environment. A good sense of humor, sound judgment, and ability to navigate amongst conflicting priorities are essential.

This position is based at our Newark, NJ campus – 20 minutes from Manhattan.

Occasional travel, including travel to Amazon.com’s headquarters in Seattle, WA, will be required.

Basic Qualifications

· J.D. from a top-tier law school
· 2+ years of commercial or transactional legal experience at a leading global law firm and/or in-house at a major multinational corporation
· Member in good standing of at least one state bar

Preferred Qualifications

· Experience with product counseling, B2B services, tech transactions and/or digital media
· Fluency in a language other than English is a plus


ABOUT AUDIBLE
Audible, Inc. is the world’s largest seller and producer of spoken audio entertainment, information and educational programming. Since inventing and commercializing the first portable digital audio player in 1997, our focus on technological innovation and superior programming has earned us millions of subscribers around the world. We’re an Amazon subsidiary with a presence on four different continents, yet we maintain a startup vibe and small company feel. We offer more than 475,000 downloadable audiobooks, audio editions of periodicals, and other programs, and an escalating array of listening products that enrich daily life for a growing population of people who want to be more productive, well-informed, and thoughtfully entertained.

Audible is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Audible is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us.

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